Mohican

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AVERAGE RATING
*****
4.53 out of 5
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Intermediate
24
miles

Singletrack
↑ 1,600 ft
↓ 2,200 ft
951
elevation (ft)

Loop
Trail Description
About this trail
first thing you have a killer climb for over 1 mile. followed by some sweet twisty singletrack then a descent with some rock sections and some nice sweeping turns. the second loop is easier and faster with one major climb half way followed by some fun rollercoaster type fast and twisty downhill. building more trails across the river. look for the bridge in the campground
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (102 total check-ins)
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  Demonrunner   on Nov 5, 2016
  jdmbird83   on Oct 23, 2016
  chillicothemtb   on Oct 23, 2016
  tnt_bike   on Oct 9, 2016
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Reviews (45)
 

Bunny Hop

December 29, 2016
 
Review: Roots....Roots ...And more roots. Flow is very few and far between. Amazingly beautiful views but the crazy amount of roots and climbs take away from the experience. Fun factor here is low! The payoff for hill climbing is minimal. They need to learn from Poto which is epic in every way. Sorry for the negative review, just being honest. My whole crew felt the same.

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Granny Gear

December 26, 2016
abcdem Granny Gear  
 
Review: Great cross country loop!

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Granny Gear

December 25, 2016
blob Granny Gear  
 
Review: Rode Christmas Day with my single speed icy spots but rideable did mile 15 to 21 and back

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Bunny Hop


October 13, 2016
Ashbrook15 Bunny Hop  
 
Review: Probably the best place to ride in Ohio! Great trails!

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Gramcounter


October 1, 2016
 
Review: Well done , Mohican & the club! Well done, Ohio. This trail has it all and compares to rides I've done in Pisgah-DuPont, NC. It has technical switchbacks and climbs both up and downhill. Some ridgeline riding and fast flowy stuff. It's also a complete 24 mile loop. It's one of the most well marked trails I've ridden.

Not for beginners.

Similar Trail: DuPont

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May 27, 2016
Guest   
 
Review: This is the best mountain biking to be had in Ohio, and the equal of trails i've ridden in North Carolina. There's no pithy description that can truly apply to the trail; it is too long and varied, and can be started at too many points. There are few constructed features, many natural ones. Having ridden this trail on a variety of bikes, I can say tubeless tires are a MUST for the comfort of your lower back, and for traction over rooty rocky sections. There are segments that are nothing but roots covered in pine needles that you can feasibly traverse at 30 MPH. There are climbs that will push your heart rate to 195. There are no descents requiring a full suspension bike, though some bits around an extremely rocky summit near the "end" of the trail are much easier on a DS. There are many road and trail crossings at which you can bail out and truncate your ride experience. Ride this trail. Ride it now.

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Granny Gear

October 22, 2015
 
Review: I rode the full trail today, solo, for the first time. It's early fall and the colors were great. The trail was in good shape... But very rooted. Sections are exceedingly rooty. Miles 21-23 are the most challenging with some rocky areas. Challenging.... But fun. All in all a great trail it would be more fun if I had time to ride it a few times.

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Bunny Hop

October 7, 2015
Safetynate Bunny Hop  
 
Review: Awesome trail. I am a local here and after yesterday's ride, I just want to say I think it is pretty rooty. Never thought so before but after riding a few other trails then going back, lots of roots.

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Gramcounter

August 28, 2015
Pat Dotson Gramcounter  
 
Review: This trail is impressive in magnitude. It was disappointing in the fun factor. The elevation changes are not used well. Seems like 90% of the first half is spent climbing, with the other 10% consisting of short steep downhill sections. 10 minutes of climbing followed by 30 seconds of downhill, rinse and repeat for three hours. If you are looking for a 25 mile slog through a beautiful forest this is your place. If you are looking for a fun ride go somewhere else.

EDIT: I rode Vulture's Knob the next day. It's a fun trail. If looking for a trail in the Wooster area I would go there first.

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Gramcounter

August 1, 2016
tehninjo0 Gramcounter  
 
Review: I could not disagree more with this review. Mohican has a perfect balance of up and downhill and great flow for a 15 year old trail. Also, if the first half took you three hours, you're frankly not ready for this place. The entirety of the loop has about 4k of climbing and can be completed in 2-2.5 hours by a rider in halfway decent shape.

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Gramcounter


January 6, 2016
mongwolf Gramcounter  
 
Review: I totally agree with your review. The only difference is that you said it in one short paragraph. I said it in four long paragraphs. LOL. Nice post.

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Granny Gear

August 23, 2015
 
Review: Lots, lots, lots of roots in beginning. Trail starts out pretty well marked with a sign for each mile. I missed the turn off for the 8mile short loop but I think it was where the singletrsck crosses a double track which I was flying at the smooth downhill in this section. My favorite was mile 9-11. Fast, super fast flowing downhill singletrsck with a decent germs on the outside of these corners. Come out onto the pavement at mile 12ish. Lost the trail for a but here (kept riding circles around the over roads looking for the trail) at this point but if you cross the covered bridge and continue past the walking trail you'll find where the trail shoots up a short incline back into the woods.

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Mohican MTB Trail 4.53 out of 5 based on 45 ratings. 45 user reviews.
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